Funeral services for Roy Bear, formerly of Bristow, were held 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Montesoma Baptist Church in Haydenville with Pastor Jay Downing officiating. Serving as casket bearers were Tommy Johnson, Terry Lunsford, Charlie Knight, Bill Lee, Brian Johnson and Frank Bear. Serving as honorary casket bearers were Dean Lee, Rick ampbell, Bill Bear, Little Tommy Johnson and Curtis Lunsford. Immediately following services, interment was held at Montesoma Cemetery. Funeral arrangements and services were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home of Bristow. Roy Bear was born in Edna, on Aug. 15, 1941, to the late Roley Bear and Kitty L. (Martin) Bear. He passed from this life in Claremore, on Sept. 9, 2014, at the age of 73 years, zero months, and 25 days. Roy had lived in Creek County and called it home for the majority of his life. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on Nov. 29, 1963, and proudly served our country.